Thursday, July 18, 2013

Chrome Weather Badge and Rain Alarm

You need a rain alarm telling you if it will rain in the next hour or how the rain distribution will be? This is one of the main features of our Weather Badge and Rain Alarm.

The Weather Badge and Rain Alarm for the Chrome browser offers:
  • Hourly rain/precipitation forecast 
  • Rain alarm 
  • Precipitation graph shown in chrome toolbar icon 
  • Summary of current weather condition when hovering over toolbar icon 
  • Notification with hourly forecast 
  • Reads hourly forecast to user 
  • Meteogram for location 
  • Alerts 
  • Link to US Weather Radar
It leverages the Text-to-Speech engine of the Chrome browser to read messages to the user and shows notifications based on the configuration. Uses data from

US Weather Radar now offers animated radar forecast for the next half hour

In case you wanted to see how the rain might develop in the next half hour - US Weather Radar shows the visualization. By analyzing the precipitation motion delivered by the Nexrad Radar images the US Weather Radar forecasts the precipitation for the next half hour. The forecasted movement is displayed on the map as shown in the screenshot below.

To activate this feature please select the location for your weather forecast on the map or in the configuration.